Daniel P. Travis, CPA
CO-CREATE | CO-DEVELOP | DELIVER
A Houston-based firm of CPAs and professional advisors co-developing solutions with our clients at every stage of the business life cycle.
Daniel has experience in federal and state taxation, mainly in the oil and gas industry and its related services. He has experience working with multi-tier partnership entities, as well as with corporate enterprise clients. He has experience working with international clients seeking to enter the United States market. Other areas of experience include representation before the Internal Revenue Service and State Revenue Agencies.
- Energy and Oilfield Services
- Financial Institutions
- Manufacturing and Distribution
- Professional Services
- Real Estate
CPA, Certified Public Accountant
Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C., Houston, TX, 2004 - Present
Senior Manager, 2014 - Present
Baylor University, Waco, TX
Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting and Finance, 2004
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs
- Co-Authored "Hurricane GO Zones: An Update on Relevant Tax Provisions" - The Tax Advisor, Fall 2007
- Co-Chair of Greater Houston Partnership B2B Networking Party, 2007, 2008
- Co-Creator of Cubester Chat®
- AICPA Young CPA Network - “From Cubester® to Supervisor: Making a Solid Transition”
- Accounting Today, Accounting Technology and Practical Accountant Special Insert Tax Season 2008: "Gauging the Results - 'Destination: Due Date,' A Young Professional’s Journey to April 15th"
Why did you choose to be a CPA and/or advisor?
I chose to become a CPA after finding the courses in college fascinating. It opened a different world up to me that I wanted to explore.
What do you like best about helping clients?
I enjoy helping clients reach resolutions that help them achieve their goals.
What energizes you about your job?
I enjoy teaching others and helping to advance those around me.
What energizes you about working at PKF Texas?
I am excited about the different opportunities PKF Texas has to offer in various industries and avenues of tax to support. That and the ability to work on your own while knowing a team is there to support you as well.
Why are you passionate about serving this niche?
Continuing to evolve with my clients as the marketplace continues to change and present new and unique challenges.
Where are you from?
I am a native Texan but mostly grew up in Alabama before returning to Texas.
What do you do in your spare time?
Enjoy singing at church, landscaping and seeing what new adventure awaits my kids.
What's your favorite season?
What's your favorite sport to follow?
Do you own any pets?
No, but I dream one day...
What kind of music do you like?
What is your favorite book/author? Or What are you reading right now?
What's your favorite vacation destination?
Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Who was/is the most influential person in your life?
What is your most-prized possession?
My grandfather's blue star sapphire ring and Purple Heart.
What’s something cool we don’t know about you?
I enjoy participating in Champion Forest Baptist Church's Christmas Spectacular and have been a singer, Toy Soldier, Ugly Sweater Ballet Dancer, Santa, Snowman, Biblical townsman and member of a King's entourage.
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